Vintage Kitchen Items Mama Will Remember

Bread boxes in countless colors once adorned every countertop, and we think they should be brought back. - Pinterest/Etsy/twolittleowls

Bread Boxes

Bread boxes in countless colors once adorned every countertop, and we think they should be brought back. Pinterest/Etsy/twolittleowls
Although wooden dough bowls were formerly used to let dough rise, they’re now extremely popular as centerpiece containers. - Pinterest/Tumblr/ArtPropelled

Wooden Dough Bowls

Although wooden dough bowls were formerly used to let dough rise, they’re now extremely popular as centerpiece containers. Pinterest/Tumblr/ArtPropelled
Mama had her flour, sugar, coffee, and more in matching labeled tins. With rustic and retro looks on the rise, labeled kitchen tins are coming back in style. - Pinterest/Etsy/CeeGeesAttic

Labeled Tins

Mama had her flour, sugar, coffee, and more in matching labeled tins. With rustic and retro looks on the rise, labeled kitchen tins are coming back in style. Pinterest/Etsy/CeeGeesAttic
If you didn’t have a punch bowl with matching glasses at your party, was it really a party? Bonus points if you had a Tom and Jerry Christmas set. - Pinterest/Ebay

Punch Bowls

If you didn’t have a punch bowl with matching glasses at your party, was it really a party? Bonus points if you had a Tom and Jerry Christmas set. Pinterest/Ebay
Milk glass has made a comeback, and we’re so glad we kept all of Mama’s around. - Pinterest/The Goodwill Gal

Milk Glass Everything

Milk glass has made a comeback, and we’re so glad we kept all of Mama’s around. Pinterest/The Goodwill Gal
Coffee drinkers everywhere should be happy we don’t have to hand-crank our coffee grinders anymore. - Pinterest/Etsy/Somethingcharming

Hand-Crank Coffee Grinders

Coffee drinkers everywhere should be happy we don’t have to hand-crank our coffee grinders anymore. Pinterest/Etsy/Somethingcharming
You may see modern egg separators out there, but the first ones were made of tin. - Pinterest/Ruby Lane

Egg Separators

You may see modern egg separators out there, but the first ones were made of tin. Pinterest/Ruby Lane
This tool was widely used for cutting angel food cakes and other soft cakes, as the delicate tines wouldn’t crush or compress the cake under pressure. Cake breakers were so popular that you could even find one in your silver pattern. - Pinterest/Etsy/YatsDomino

Cake Breaker

This tool was widely used for cutting angel food cakes and other soft cakes, as the delicate tines wouldn’t crush or compress the cake under pressure. Cake breakers were so popular that you could even find one in your silver pattern. Pinterest/Etsy/YatsDomino
Herb cutters came in different styles than this one. For example, some herb cutters had a handle on both sides of the blade for each hand. - Pinterest/Etsy/Papillonpieces

Herb Cutters

Herb cutters came in different styles than this one. For example, some herb cutters had a handle on both sides of the blade for each hand. Pinterest/Etsy/Papillonpieces
You had a Jell-O mold for every season, occasion and size. - Pinterest/Etsy/vintagous

Jell-O Molds

You had a Jell-O mold for every season, occasion and size. Pinterest/Etsy/vintagous
Next time you walk away from your standing mixer as it's beating eggs, remember how hard these vintage hand mixers were to use. - Pinterest/Etsy/SewVintage8

Hand Mixers

Next time you walk away from your standing mixer as it's beating eggs, remember how hard these vintage hand mixers were to use. Pinterest/Etsy/SewVintage8
Not only were there hand-crank flour sifters like this one, there were flour sifters from a later era with handle pumps. - Pinterest/Etsy/forgottenPLUM

Flour Sifters

Not only were there hand-crank flour sifters like this one, there were flour sifters from a later era with handle pumps. Pinterest/Etsy/forgottenPLUM
Fondue sets were the grooviest way to have a night in. - Pinterest/Wise Apple Vintage

Fondue Sets

Fondue sets were the grooviest way to have a night in. Pinterest/Wise Apple Vintage
Before the appliance world went stainless steel, kitchens featured appliances, countertops and cabinets in many shades of pastel and bright colors. - Pinterest/Kate Beavis

Colorful Appliances

Before the appliance world went stainless steel, kitchens featured appliances, countertops and cabinets in many shades of pastel and bright colors. Pinterest/Kate Beavis
If you wanted the softest mashed potatoes, you’d use a potato ricer rather than a masher. - Pinterest/Etsy/kingdomtreasuretrove

Potato Ricers

If you wanted the softest mashed potatoes, you’d use a potato ricer rather than a masher. Pinterest/Etsy/kingdomtreasuretrove
Some butter dishes like these were shaped to fit a stick of butter and others were round for tub butter. Another vintage butter tool was a butter mold, used to press beautiful patterns in the butter for table presentation. - Pinterest/Flickr

Butter Dishes

Some butter dishes like these were shaped to fit a stick of butter and others were round for tub butter. Another vintage butter tool was a butter mold, used to press beautiful patterns in the butter for table presentation. Pinterest/Flickr
It seems like this vintage tomato slicer might just leave you with a mushy tomato mess. - Pinterest/Etsy/CynthiasAttic

Tomato Slicer

It seems like this vintage tomato slicer might just leave you with a mushy tomato mess. Pinterest/Etsy/CynthiasAttic
Because you just couldn’t use your tomato slicer on your eggs. - Pinterest/Etsy/UrbanAntix

Egg Slicers

Because you just couldn’t use your tomato slicer on your eggs. Pinterest/Etsy/UrbanAntix
Whose Mama didn’t have some colorful or patterned Pyrex mixing bowls? - Pinterest/kariradasch.com

Colorful and Patterned Pyrex Dishes

Whose Mama didn’t have some colorful or patterned Pyrex mixing bowls? Pinterest/kariradasch.com
We hope the tradition recipe card boxes never dies. Even though you can save recipes online, there’s nothing like a handwritten recipe card that can be passed down. - Pinterest/Etsy/Somethingcharming

Recipe Card Boxes

We hope the tradition recipe card boxes never dies. Even though you can save recipes online, there’s nothing like a handwritten recipe card that can be passed down. Pinterest/Etsy/Somethingcharming

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